Arts, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences (Undergrad)


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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

$18,882 $22,063
  • International Foundation Year: 2 terms from £2,000 to £2,500
  • Accelerated International Foundation Year: 22 weeks from £1,500 to £2,000
  • International Year One: 2 terms from £1,000 to £3,000
  • Pre-Master: from 2, 2.5, or 3 terms from £1,500 to £3,000


3 Years


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Delivery mode


Degree type

Foundation year

List of Programs

Progression programs :

  1. Ancient History BA (Hons)
  2. Archaeology and Ancient History BA (Hons)
  3. Archaeology and Medieval History BA (Hons)
  4. Archaeology BA (Hons)
  5. Archaeology BSc (Hons)
  6. Chinese BA (Hons)
  7. Conservation of Objects in Museums and Archaeology BSc (Hons)
  8. Criminology and Social Policy BSc (Hons)
  9. Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons)
  10. Criminology BSc (Hons)
  11. Education BSc (Hons)
  12. English Language and French BA (Hons)
  13. English Language and German BA (Hons)
  14. English Language and Italian BA (Hons)
  15. English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)
  16. English Language and Literature BA (Hons)
  17. English Language and Philosophy BA (Hons)
  18. English Language and Spanish BA (Hons)
  19. English Language BA (Hons)
  20. English Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons)
  21. English Literature and History BA (Hons)
  22. English Literature and Philosophy BA (Hons)
  23. English Literature BA (Hons)
  24. French and English Literature BA (Hons)
  25. French and German BA (Hons)
  26. French and Italian BA (Hons)
  27. French and Japanese BA (Hons)
  28. French and Philosophy BA (Hons)
  29. French and Politics BA (Hons)
  30. French and Portuguese BA (Hons)
  31. French and Spanish BA (Hons)
  32. French BA (Hons)
  33. German and English Literature BA (Hons)
  34. German and Italian BA (Hons)
  35. German and Japanese BA (Hons)
  36. German and Politics BA (Hons)
  37. German and Portuguese BA (Hons)
  38. German and Spanish BA (Hons)
  39. German BA (Hons)
  40. History BA (Hons)
  41. History with Welsh History BA (Hons)
  42. Human and Social Sciences BSc (Hons)
  43. International Relations and Politics BSc (Econ)
  44. International Relations BSc (Econ)
  45. Italian and English Literature BA (Hons)
  46. Italian and Japanese BA (Hons)
  47. Italian and Philosophy BA (Hons)
  48. Italian and Politics BA (Hons)
  49. Italian and Portuguese BA (Hons)
  50. Italian and Spanish BA (Hons)
  51. Italian BA (Hons)
  52. Journalism ,Communications and Politics BA (Hons)
  53. Journalism and Communications BA (Hons)
  54. Journalism, Media and English Literature BA (Hons)
  55. Law and Criminology LLB (Hons)
  56. Law and Politics LLB (Hons)
  57. Law LLB (Hons)
  58. Media and Communications BA (Hons)
  59. Media, Journalism and Culture BA (Hons)
  60. Modern Languages and Translation BA (Hons)
  61. Music BA (Hons)
  62. Music BMus (Hons)
  63. Music with a Year of Study Abroad BA (Hons)
  64. Music with a Year of Study Abroad BMus (Hons)
  65. Philosophy BA (Hons)
  66. Politics and Modern History BSc (Econ)
  67. Politics and Philosophy BA (Hons)
  68. Politics and Sociology BSc (Econ)
  69. Politics and Spanish BA (Hons)
  70. Politics BSc (Econ)
  71. Portuguese and Spanish BA (Hons)
  72. Psychology BSc (Hons)
  73. Psychology with Professional Placement BSc (Hons)
  74. Religion and Theology BA (Hons)
  75. Religious Studies and Philosophy BA (Hons)
  76. Social Analytics BSc (Hons)
  77. Social Science BSc (Hons)
  78. Sociology and Education BSc (Hons)
  79. Sociology and Social Policy BSc (Hons)
  80. Sociology BSc (Hons)
  81. Spanish and English Literature BA (Hons)
  82. Spanish and Japanese BA (Hons)
  83. Spanish and Philosophy BA (Hons)
  84. Spanish BA (Hons) BA
  85. Translation BA (Hons)


Academic Requirements

  • Thanaweya Amma certificate : 70%

English Tests Requirements



4.5 overall (4.5 in writing, minimum 4.0 in all other skills)

About Faculty

Choose this pathway to progress to degrees in subjects like English, Journalism, History, Politics and many more. There are four routes: Law, Humanities and Social Sciences, Music, and Psychology.

Top Reasons to Study in Cardiff University

Well-rounded university
experience Cardiff offers a wealth of support and opportunities to its students, both in and out of the classroom. Leading academics incorporate their research into lectures and seminars, allowing students to share in their discoveries. Students can choose from hundreds of unique clubs and societies to explore new interests and make friends for life.

Life-changing research
Courses are constantly evolving based on active research by faculty who are pioneers in their field. This means you will have access to the latest developments in your subject area. Studying in a research-led university also means you will enjoy great teaching facilities funded by research grants and contracts.

Inclusive atmosphere
Cardiff University is a ‘university for all’. Its inclusive, community-focused ethos offers a supportive environment for international
students. Everyone is welcome at this multicultural, friendly university.

Ranking & Accreditation of Cardiff University

  • 154thin the world (QS World University Rankings 2020)
  • 34thin the UK (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • 95.7% of graduates find work or further study shortly after graduating (HESA Destination of Leavers in Higher Education survey 2016/17)
  • 87% of research is ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • 2nd in the UK for research impact (Research Excellence Framework 2014)

Student Accommodation at Cardiff University

International Foundation Year students can apply to live in Cardiff University accommodation. Most options are a short walk from the University and the city center. There is a range of shared flats in different areas of the city. 70% of bedrooms have their own en-suite facilities.

Pre-Master’s students are welcome to apply for accommodation, but due to the start dates of the programme, it will be subject to availability at that time.


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